Idol Blue: Faceting Design Diagram
Successful tips, details and guide on Faceting Designs. Faceting Design Diagram by Jeff R. Graham that presents various cuts, this one is called "Idol Blue"
Idol Blue (MC96.JRG)
By Jeff R. Graham
87.8% Light Return
Angles for R.I. = 1.56
133 facets + 8 facets on girdle = 141
4-fold, mirror-image symmetry
L/W = 1.000 T/W = 0.510 T/L = 0.510 P/W = 0.586
C/W = 0.231 H/W = (P+C)/W+0.02 = 0.837 P/H = 0.700 C/H = 0.276 Vol./W^3 = 0.392
Addition # 12 - Got a large piece of Beryl? This cuts easier than it looks. This obviously needs to be a large stone. Notice that the angles are not far apart on P5 and P6, just cut them to meet.
Detailed faceting instructions by Jeff Graham available at The Rock Peddler
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